photo by Andrea Johnson

photo by Andrea Johnson

Lemelson Winery

Carlton, Oregon


Eric Lemelson’s uncompromising commitment to produce the highest quality Pinot Noir guided the design of this state-of-the-art winery. The multi-level facility was planned to assure the gentlest possible handling at each stage of the process. The fermentation room features a mobile sorting platform that travels from fermenter to fermenter.


Completion: 1999


Client: Eric Lemelson


Size: 21,000 sf


Production: 15,000 cases Pinot Noir, Chardonnay


Project Team: Reed Lewis, Sarah Cantine, Paul Larocque, Peter Brevig, Larry Ferar


Contractor: Schommer & Sons, Knopf Brothers Construction